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Cost Accountant Salary with Cost Accounting skills

The average pay for a Cost Accountant with Cost Accounting skills is $53,779 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$40,526 - $71,907
(Median)
$41K
$54K
$72K
MEDIAN: $53,779
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$14.69 - $27.19
(Median)
$15
$19
$27
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$40,526 - $71,907  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,275  
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $4,577  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,004 - $73,094  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 497
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$14.69 - $27.19  
   
Overtime
$21.10 - $38.72  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,275  
   
Profit Sharing
$300.00 - $4,577  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$38,004 - $73,094  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 97

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Pay by Experience Level for Cost Accountant with Cost Accounting skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Cost Accountant with Cost Accounting skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$53,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 102 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 11%
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